A San Antonio teen was caught driving a stolen vehicle through Hopkins County Sunday night, according to arrest reports.
Cumby Police Officer Justin Talley was notified by county dispatchers a stolen 2017 Kia Forte was reportedly being driven east on Interstate 30 around 10:20 p.m. Oct. 9, 2022.
Talley reported spotting the vehicle near mile marker 112 on I-30 and initiated a high-risk traffic stop of the vehicle. The driver stopped 11:03 p.m. at mile marker 115 on I-30 east, arrest reports stated.
The driver was identified as Vicente Bello-Uriostegui, a 17-year-old who told officers he was from San Antonio. The white four-door vehicle was confirmed to have been reported stolen. Talley took the teen into custody and transported him to the county jail, according to arrest reports.
Bello-Uriostegui was jailed at 2:14 a.m. Monday, Oct. 10, 2022, for unauthorized use of a vehicle, according to arrest reports. He remained in the county jail awaiting bond later Monday, according to jail reports.